Second Language Writing

Statement of Purpose

TESOL's Second Language Writing Interest Section (SLWIS) provides a forum for researchers and educators to discuss and exchange information in the area of second language writing.

Goals

  • Increase awareness of the significance of writing in teaching ESOL
  • Encourage and support the teaching of writing to ESOL students at all levels
  • Provide a forum to discuss issues of writing assessment, testing, and the placement of second language writers
  • Disseminate theoretical and practical information about research in the field of second language writing
  • Promote further research in the area of second language writing

Leaders, 2016-2017

Chair: Ryan Miller
Chair-Elect: Nigel Caplan
Past Chair: Silvia Pessoa
Members-at-Large: Aylin Baris Atilgan, Betsy Gilliland, Hee-Seung Kang, Soo Hyon Kim, Tanita Saenkhum, and Sandra Zappa-Hollman
Secretary: Meredith Bricker
Newsletter Editor:
 Ilka Kostka
Community Manager: Elena Shvidko

Resources